1971 Washington Senators
1971 Washington Senators / Franchise: Texas Rangers / BR Team Page
Managed by Ted Williams
History, Comments, Contributions
The 1971 Washington Senators played the franchise's last season in Washington, although they weren't last in the league in attendance. The franchise relocated to Texas before the 1972 season and christened themselves the Rangers. There would not be another major league team in Washington until the Washington Nationals started play in 2005.
Awards and Honors
- All-Star: Frank Howard
- Thomas Boswell: "All of Us Bear the Marks of the Lash", in How Life Imitates the World Series, Penguin Books, New York, NY, 1982, pp. 97-112.